The St. Louis Rams swapped starting quarterbacks with the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this offseason and now want to lock up the man they traded for. Rams head coach Jeff Fisher told ESPN that the team has had preliminary conversations with Nick Foles and his agent regarding a long-term deal.
“We’ve had some discussions,” Fisher said. “I think what Nick has done early in his career, he has proven that he can get the job done on the field. He’s carried things on here so we are going to continue to talk and see if we can get something that’s good for both sides.”
Foles and a draft pick came over from the Eagles in exchange for Sam Bradford shortly after the new league year began. Even though the trade was a shock to many, Foles is happy to be in St. Louis.
“This is where I want to play,” Foles said. “As a player, you want to be somewhere you want to play the rest of your career. This is where I want to be, but that’s why we have agents. My most important thing right now is continuing to work with my teammates and continue to be the best player and person I can be.
“We’ll see what happens but I want to be here, I love Coach Fisher and the staff. I am very fortunate to be here.”